Mitt Romney has formally endorsed John McCain’s candidacy for president of the United States. Romney noted their differences but emphasized the importance to back a candidate who remains strong in the fight against Islamic extremism. Romney urged his pledged delegates to back McCain at the Republican convention, while calling on the Republican party to “come together and make progress” while the Democrats are still fighting.
Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton emerged as the winner in the close state of New Mexico, where they had been counting ballots for over a week. Clinton won by a 49-48% margin and secured 14 of the state’s 26 delegates.
Also, the Senate voted on a bill Wednesday that would restrict the interrogation techniques of the CIA to the standard Army rules on interrogation. Among those successfully voting to defeat the the bill was former Vietnam POW and current presidential hopeful John McCain, a long-time opponent of torture.